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Fresh Water Quality

Environmental Health & Safety monitors bacterial levels in the water at beaches along the Russian River and at Spring Lake Swimming Lagoon by collecting and testing weekly water samples between Memorial Day and Labor Day. We also monitor blue-green algae levels along the Russian River.

Russian River Beaches
Water Quality Test Results

Cloverdale River Park Beach

Date Collected:September 27, 2021
Total Coliform:4,611 (per 100 ml)
Escherichia coli:52 (per 100 ml)
Beach Status:Open with caution

Beach is open. Health risk is low for water contact. Bacterial levels are below State standards.

Del Rio Woods Beach

Date Collected:September 27, 2021
Total Coliform:1,664 (per 100 ml)
Escherichia coli:31 (per 100 ml)
Beach Status:Open

Beach is open. Health risk is low for water contact. Bacterial levels are within State standards.

Camp Rose Beach

Date Collected:September 27, 2021
Total Coliform:2,382 (per 100 ml)
Escherichia coli:30 (per 100 ml)
Beach Status:Open

Beach is open. Health risk is low for water contact. Bacterial levels are below State standards.

Healdsburg Veterans Beach

Date Collected:September 27, 2021
Total Coliform:1,860 (per 100 ml)
Escherichia coli:10 (per 100 ml)
Beach Status:Open

Beach is open. Health risk is low for water contact. Bacterial levels are within State standards.

Steelhead Beach

Date Collected:September 27, 2021
Total Coliform:959 (per 100 ml)
Escherichia coli:10 (per 100 ml)
Beach Status:Open

Beach is open. Health risk is low for water contact. Bacterial levels are within State standards.

Forestville Access Beach

Date Collected:September 27, 2021
Total Coliform:3,076 (per 100 ml)
Escherichia coli:Less than 10 (per 100 ml)
Beach Status:Open

Beach is open. Health risk is low for water contact. Bacterial levels are within State standards.

Sunset Beach

Date Collected:September 27, 2021
Total Coliform:1,789 (per 100 ml)
Escherichia coli:10 (per 100 ml)
Beach Status:Open

Beach is open. Health risk is low for water contact. Bacterial levels are within State standards.

Johnson's Beach

Date Collected:September 27, 2021
Total Coliform:1,296 (per 100 ml)
Escherichia coli:31(per 100 ml)
Beach Status:Open with caution

Beach is open. Health risk is low for water contact. Bacterial levels are below State standards.

Monte Rio Beach

Date Collected:September 27, 2021
Total Coliform:1,956 (per 100 ml)
Escherichia coli:63 (per 100 ml)
Beach Status:Open

Beach is open. Health risk is low for water contact. Bacterial levels are below State standards.

Patterson Point

Date Collected:September 27, 2021
Total Coliform:1,785 (per 100 ml)
Escherichia coli:62 (per 100 ml)
Beach Status:Open

Beach is open. Health risk is low for water contact. Bacterial levels are within State standards.

Download 2021 test results - all locations (PDF: 100 kB)

Russian River sampling locations (PDF: 118 kB)

Russian River Test Results from Previous Years

Spring Lake Swimming Lagoon
Water Quality Test Results

Sample Point 1

Date Collected:September 7, 2021
Total Coliform:

Less than 10 (per 100 ml)

Escherichia coli:Less than 10 (per 100 ml)

Sample Point 2

Date Collected:September 7, 2021
Total Coliform:10.9 (per 100 ml)
Escherichia coli:1.0 (per 100 ml)

Sample Point 3

Date Collected:September 7, 2021
Total Coliform:Less than 10 (per 100 ml)
Escherichia coli:Less than 10 (per 100 ml)

Sample Point 4

Date Collected:September 7, 2021
Total Coliform:Less than 10 (per 100 ml)
Escherichia coli:Less than 10 (per 100 ml)

Sample Point 5

Date Collected:September 7, 2021
Total Coliform:Less than 10 (per 100 ml)
Escherichia coli:Less than 10 (per 100 ml)

Sample Point 6

Date Collected:September 7, 2021
Total Coliform:Less than 10 (per 100 ml)
Escherichia coli:Less than 10 (per 100 ml)

Sample Point 7

Date Collected:September 7, 2021
Total Coliform:Less than 10 (per 100 ml)
Escherichia coli:Less than 10 (per 100 ml)

Spring Lake
Water Quality Test Results

Sample Point 8

Date Collected:July 19, 2021
Total Coliform:Greater than 2,419.6 (per 100 ml)
Escherichia coli:Less than 1.0 (per 100 ml)

Spring Lake
Water Quality Test Results

Boat Dock

Date Collected:August 30, 2021
Total Coliform:Greater than 2,419.6 (per 100 ml)
Escherichia coli:8.6 (per 100 ml)

Download 2021 test results - all locations

Spring Lake Lagoon sampling locations

Information on swimmer's itch from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Spring Lake Test Results from Previous Years

State Standards

Total Coliform

10,000 per 100 ml

Escherichia coli

235 per 100 ml

Contact Information

Public Health Division
County of Sonoma
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Contact us by Phone
Address
Office Location
625 5th Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
38.441823, -122.7137698

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